Nedeljkovic makes 34 saves for shutout as Checkers blank Marlies 5-0

By The Canadian Press
January 6, 2019 - 6:00pm

TORONTO — Alex Nedeljkovic made 34 saves for the shutout and Martin Necas had a goal and an assist as the Charlotte Checkers blanked the Toronto Marlies 5-0 on Sunday in American Hockey League action.

Trevor Carrick, Andrew Poturalski, Julien Gauthier and Morgan Geekie rounded out the scoring for the Checkers (27-8-3), the AHL affiliate of the Carolina Hurricanes.

Kasimir Kaskisuo made 25 saves in a losing effort for the Marlies (17-14-5), the Toronto Maple Leafs' farm team.

The Checkers went 1 for 4 on the power play. The Marlies were scoreless in two opportunities with the man advantage.

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